Under the theme: 'People at the centre: envisioning a community-led internet that is inclusive, sustainable and trusted', the Asia-Pacific regional Internet Governance Forum brings together governments, business and other stakeholders to address key issues in how the internet is run.
Since March 2020 librarians, along with the entire world, have been experiencing acute levels of stress and anxiety caused by the pandemic. Recently, stressors related to civil conflict have exacerbated panic levels. How can we help our exhausted library workers serving exhausted library patrons? Which resources can help library workers with burnout and anxiety? There are no magical solutions, but by working together over time we can build networks to support each other.
The articles in our current newsletter demonstrate how libraries truly align with the words of IFLA’s vision statement as they “inspire, connect, enable, and engage” young people around the world.
During the pandemic, when schoolchildren's visits to Singapore's libraries dropped, the National Library Board innovated new ways to interact with students online.
The first of three WIPO regional workshops focusing on the copyright needs of libraries, as well as archives, museums, education and research, took place in Singapore on 29-30 April. The meeting saw broad consensus that business-as-usual was not an option, and international action was necessary.
- 01 May 2019
- By: anonymous